codimer

noun
co·​di·​mer | \ (ˈ)kō¦dīmə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of codimer

: a copolymer formed from two dissimilar molecules (as two olefins) specifically, in petroleum refining : the mixture of hydrocarbons formed by the copolymerization of the butylenes which on hydrogenation yields a mixture of octanes used as a blending agent in aviation gasoline

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co- + dimer

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“Codimer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/codimer. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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